Tag Archives: kashrus

Parashat Va’etchannan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11)

I discuss the weekly Torah portion with Rabbi Rabbs this Monday at 12:30 pm PST on my live cam and on YouTube. Facebook Fan Page. This week we study Parashat Va’etchannan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11). Kirk emails: Is someone allowed to make … Continue reading

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Orthodox Union Kashrut

Mac emails: http://daattorah.blogspot.com/2010/06/analyzing-rubashkin-sentence.html?showComment=1277260920104#c1606277554340667533 Last week came the news that OU head of shechita Dokter Rabbiner Seth Mandel is overseeing shochtim who eat treif or are not otherwise shomrei Torah umitzvos. I asked a rov to look into this. A rather … Continue reading

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Refusing To Eat In Other People’s Homes

Rabbi Gil Student writes: "There is a practice among some to refrain from eating at the home of others on Passover (what I believe some call "mishing"). While it is difficult to pin down a label of permissible or forbidden … Continue reading

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Can We Trust The Kashrut Of Agriprocessors?

Joe says: With regards to Agriprocessors, besides the moral debate, how can anyone trust them with kashrus? If they are tempted to cheat morally/ethically on labor why should they not cheat on the kashrut? Especially since there is more to … Continue reading

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